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16 Things You’ll Never Truly Understand Unless You Studied Media At University

If you weren’t a Media Studies student, you’ll never truly understand these things.

1. The frustration of knowing that most people genuinely believe all you do is watch films all day.

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2. Which is made even worse considering that when you actually do watch a film you don’t even enjoy it any more.

“But why did they use that camera angle?”

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3. Always having to bite your tongue when someone calls Media Studies an “easy” degree.

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4. And try not to lose your shit whenever someone asks what you’re planning on doing with it after graduation.

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5. The sheer devastation of your laptop crashing after you’ve been editing for hours without saving.

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6. Or thinking that you’ve created a masterpiece only to watch it back and realise it looks nothing like you imagined it would.

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7. That feeling of satisfaction you get when you publish your best piece of writing yet.

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8. Questioning your friendship with someone when they slate your favourite movie.

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9. Or if you discover that they have terrible taste in cinema.

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10. Feeling like the next Kubrick when you use loads of fancy shots in your movie.

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11. And cringing whenever you hear your own voice on camera.

“Do I really sound like that?”

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12. That moment when you finally get used to a really complicated computer program.

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13. Which you then regret celebrating because everyone starts asking you for help with anything technical.

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14. Having to accept that you may need to do countless unpaid internships just to get some experience.

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15. While trying to convince everyone that it will all be worth it in the end.

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16. Not that you would ever regret it anyway, because you wouldn’t want to be doing any other degree.

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